A circular porcelain military plate, the cavetto painted with troops of the 9th Infantry Division by V.Kirsanov after a painting by Pyotr Balashov within a gilt border; the rim decorated with a gilt ciselé laurel and oak leaf wreath on a mauve ground, the top of the plate decorated with a black Russian double-headed eagle within a yellow reserve. The reverse inscribed in Italics in Russian: 9-я Пехотная Дивизия / С карт. Балашова В.Кирсанов / 74 (9th Infantry Division / After a painting by V. Kirsanov / 74 ).
9th Infantry Division Military PlateImperial Porcelain Factory
after Pyotr Balashov (1853-1888)
reference number: PG_001
1874, period of Alexander II (1856-1881)
diameter: 25 cm
marked on the reverse slightly off centre with a green crowned cypher of Alexander II and another blue crowned cypher of Alexander II in the very centre